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How To Be the 4 Leaf Clover of the Job Hunt

  When on a new job hunt, sometimes the hardest thing to do is to stand out from everyone else. This modern age makes it extremely difficult to appear distinctive because in most cases, you are not actually physically meeting your employer for the first few interactions with them. Standing out requires creativity and uniqueness but, […]

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The Ultimate Job Search Checklist

Are you looking for a new job?  If so, it’s time to take the next step and make sure the job opportunities you are applying for will be a good fit long-term! To begin the job search checklist process, consider and rate the most important job factors listed below: Work Location and Commute: How important […]

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How to Ace a Telephone Interview

Many companies use phone interviews to pre-screen candidates for a position before they schedule an in-person meeting, as it saves time on both parts and is a simple way to assess whether someone is right to proceed further in the hiring process. Here are some tips to help you be more prepared ahead of your call […]

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7 Tips for Job Searching During the Holidays

Looking for a job and wondering if it makes sense to continue your search during the holidays? It does!  Read on for seven tips for savvy job searching this holiday season. 1. Don’t believe people who say that no one hires in December. While it’s true that some searches slow down or get put on hold, plenty […]

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How to Resign From Your Job Without Burning Bridges

There are many reasons that you may have come to the decision to resign from your job.  Whether you just feel it’s time to try something new, or you can’t wait to see the back of the place, it would be silly to burn bridges and therefore it’s important that you are tactful when it comes […]

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Should I Change Jobs?

As a recruiter, I certainly won’t try to persuade you to make a change if you are happy with your current job. You don’t want to make a move and then look back and realize that you were much better off before. Consider the common reasons people want to stay with their current employer. Challenged […]

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Four Tips for Job-Hunting Over Age 50

Job searching when you’re over 50 can be tough, but a lot of the same rules that apply to younger job seekers also apply to job seekers with more experience. Your age and experience are an asset, not a hindrance to finding a job. Read on to see how you can jumpstart your job search. […]

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How to Tweak Your Resume to Prove You’re the Perfect Fit

You know you’re supposed to customize your resume for each and every job application. But sometimes, it’s not so clear how you can give the employers what they’re looking for—at least, not without being in-your-face obvious. For example, suppose the job description asks for someone who’s “highly motivated” and a “self-starter.” How do you say, […]

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4 Ways to Stand Out When You’re Competing With Really Qualified Candidates

You’ve got your eye on an amazing opportunity. You update your resume, perfect your cover letter, and line up your references. So far, you’re doing everything right. But before you submit your application documents, ask yourself this important question: What sets me apart? You may have an extraordinary cover letter and resume with strong references. Great—but […]

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4 Better Ways to Organize Your Resume, Depending on Who You Are and Where You’re Going

You’ve quantified your bullet points, you’ve curated your skills section, and you’ve proofread it from top to bottom. Sounds like your resume’s all set to go, right? Almost! There’s actually one more step—and that’s putting all the sections in the correct order. Like with everything job-search-related, this should be tailored to the position and your specific […]

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